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    December 7, 2012
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least three people have died at this point. that is what we have confirmed with a major structural by run highway is closed at this point because of this accident. byron highway and clifton and unincorporated areas near the airport. near the byron highway. we will continue to keep you updated >> the revolution of city hall and spread all across the country. >> legally married! (cheers & applause) >>pam: same-sex marriage. we have breaking news for you on the national. the justices of the u.s. supreme court will rule on the california proposition 8. the voter approval initiative the funding marriage between a man and
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woman a. sides of the debate. because the high court has same sex marriage remains on hold in california, until there is a ruling. >> this is about fundamental coverage. j. r. stone is standing by. >>pam: with reaction from both here to break down what >> because the high court has agreed to hear this case, same sex marriage remains on hold in california, until there is a ruling. the validity of same sex marriage in california has been an issue since 2004. and now we know, we will get the final word by next summer legal briefs will be filed and the case will be argued early next years. possibly in the spring. then the supreme court should issue its ruling very likely by
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the end of june. and we should also note the supreme court has also agreed to review the federal defense of marriage act. legal experts say agreeing to review both cases is significant. >> it indicates that the court wants to indicate the entire ball of wax in one fell swoop. they are not looking to make a narrow ruling and keep this low level. these he this as a historic moment of there are two cases that will allow them to decide every possible question in the next. >> just the implications about this if they strike down proposition 8 and if the of hold it? >> if the pstrike down proposition 8 could have national implications. it will probably be have no
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impact, nationwide. >>pam: this is a conservative court and now people are speculating on what is going to happen and who could have the pivotal vote on this. many say that justice kennedy and also sang john robertson? >> that is correct. many say that kennedy is always the pivotal boat but in these cases of legal cases historical case is the chief justice looks at the legacy, the writing of the final ruling. historic in nature, with justice rehnquist, warren, both conservatives and as a result they say that it is very possible that roberts could go on the liberals. in striking down proposition 8. and making same-sex marriage the law of the land. >> with earlier today proponents/supporters have been voicing their opinions. j. r. stone continues are working coverage.
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>> when it comes to the reaction in court the reaction was positive. those in san francisco backpack same-sex marriage say " yes ". it is frustrating that they are still waiting but they will now eventually have a final decision. this is what the supporters had to say. >> to read the marriage is starting in city hall we do not want to obscure that of the tremendous progress that is been made with the respect to. you quality of the last decade. >> in my nervous? >> yes. if you never want to be waiting for the supreme court to be deciding something but i'm also optimistic. and we have to believe the court will do the right thing which will give these gay & lesbian couples the opportunity to marry. >> the other side of the aisle are also happy with this because of the supreme court denied the case the
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ban on same-sex carriage would have been lifted. i spoke with andy puno.. from sacramento. >> finally, we are going to have a shot at a fair hearing in front of the supreme court and ultimately we could prevail. ultimately, the people of california been able to vote on this, twice scored in have sided with traditional marriage. the polling today the work more towards a same-sex marriage but it was also in towards more same- sex marriages and 200 weeks before the election. >> i will have more reaction from this meeting in san francisco and from the comments from andy puno.. and 6:00 p.m. j. r. stone, kron 4 news. >>pam: and lee hsien read has also been getting reaction from the community of alecia reed. -- >> live in berkeley. a lease
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thalecia reed? >> it has been a hot topic. not just at the supreme court people that we spoke with have hopes that the law will be passed. people get married every day but in california and it is still legal for only the opposite sex couples to join in union. while some were exchanging vows the u.s. supreme court was granting a review of proposition 8. >> they should be able to get married, love is love if that is what they want. the marriage equality has been the topic of conversation for quite some time. people did not hold back on sharing their opinions. >> they should be able what they want to be. >> we are all people, we all of the same number of chromosomes. i'm a decent person, i making myself i does not make me a murderer, gangster, a
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pedophile. it is about time that it is the christian thing they do is to treat everybody equal >> coming up at 6:00 p.m. the couple that filed the case with the supreme court. and here with the head to say about the supreme court's decision to review it. in berkeley, alecia reed, kron 4. >>pam: grant lodes? >> just minutes after the prop 8 ruling came down.elected officials shared their reactions on twitter. san francisco mayor ed lee tweeting: together we took the fight for civil rights to nation's highest court. i'm hopeful ca will join list of states embracing marriage equality. former mayor and current lt. governor of california gavin newsom writing: supreme court here we come. scotus to hear #prop8 case. love will triumph over fear! and this from california attorney general kamala harris: for justice to prevail, #prop8 must be invalidated so that gay & lesbian families are finally treated with equality & dignity. those tweets.all in favor of same-sex marriage. but that's certainly not the case on our kron four
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we welcome you to join the conversation. i'll be reading some of *those comments.later in >>pam: stay with kron-4 as we continue to follow new developments. as the u.s. supreme court the debate over same-sex marriage. >>pam: a new job reports is showing a big drop in unemployment. last month, 146-thousand jobs were added in the u-s. right now the unemployment rate is 7-point-7 percent. do note that does not include people who have stopped looking for work. even though -- it's the lowest percentage in 4- years. kron 4's justine waldman has a closer look at employment growth here in the bay area. and shows us where the jobs >> according to the california employment development department. there are jobs in the bay area. you just need to know where nat ruth kavanagh's job is to watch the job numbers. she tells me. the latest
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figures show the labor >> some growth is recovery from the downturn that we had, some is net job growth higher numbers than we have seen in the past. >> to see where the jobs are. breaking it down by area.and start in the east bay. where jobs were added in private schools and health care. in the south bay, hiring happening in retail, business services and leisure and hospitality. in the west bay, which includes san francisco, san mateo.. the biggest category for job gains are in professional and business services, followed by retail, private schools, health care then >> we had seen tech growth, now spread out to a variety of >> construcion jobs also saw some modest improvement, but numbers were down for government and finacial jobs.like banking and real estate. overall, hiring is happening.
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in sf justine waldman kron 4 and >>jacqueline: that dense fog is likely to occur again. the bay bridge toll plaza with mainly clear skies as we take a look at our current temperatures. still in the upper kitties foremost locations but only to degrees in daly city, 55 degrees in novado, 50 in vallejo. we will see a chilly night tonight with upper-50s --mild temperatures. caho >>pam: people in the south bay are fed up with the roodamaged roads. . >> coming up at 530 what started as a phone pranks against the orioles is taking a tragic turn. a
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>> this major earthquake off the coast of japan.
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several minor injuries have been reported but no deaths. you can see were trains were stopped this is inside of an office pool the more people were scrambling. roads were closed and a tsunami warning was issued along the coast the wires were shaking. a 3 ft. week.no report of any damage but just a 3 ft. wave. the map showing the epicenter with 100 to 2 mi. off the coast of myadi.. wait after the 9.7 magnitude that killed 15,000 people. >>pam: enough for the santa cruz mountains for damage
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from the recent storms is adding up. closed for three days because of a mud slide. find a road is closed but that is causing because so many people use this vine hill road.. paid backlog of fixes with less manpower to fix them. it's not just the recent rains. look at the signs. kron4 uncovers the laundry list of problems -- and whata nurse is dead -- and
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abut first -- a major shakes buildings in several minor injuries have in fact.no reports of major buildings. massive 9.0 magnitude quake >> now to the santa cruz days because of a mudslide, although just one lane. and as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now, storm-related repair jobs onfix them. all through the santa cruz one lane ahead.unstable the slide that closed vine hill road is the latest on a long list of damaged roads from the summit to soquel, adding up to some $20 >> and we need more tax
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relief and just occurred gas tax. related disaster aid rejected by both fema and santa cruz county is going which, like this slide on santa cruz county has third only a tenth of the gas tax something has to change. people walking on san francisco's embarcadero this = sunshine 4 this af w temperature in '60s as we go for sunday, we will see even warmer temperatures. beckon to the mid '60s. another mild today is expected as we take a look outside at the satellite & radar. we are starting to see some high clouds over the bay area from the north. no rainfall expected it is well to the north and keep it dry. it will be chilly. temperatures in the 40's on futurecast and even 30's for the delta. i think we could see more 30's and with the computer model is showing. first, let
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us check out this afternoon with 50s. and temperatures could be going into the 60s than just the north bay. let us take a look at the morning's low. quite chilly. 34 degrees. 35 degrees in fairfield. and 37 degrees and concord low 40's for the east bay shore. and 40 degrees in redwood city. as for this afternoon low 60s except for palo alto. 60s in mountain view and san jose. for the inland valleys also low 60s in concord, livermore, los 60s for the east bayshore. 61 degrees there and mainly low 60s for the north bay. a look at your extended forecast with dense fog. the same locations as today. for this weekend, less fog and on the sunday, monday, tuesday,
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while the chance of showers returns >>pam: people walking on san francisco's embarcadero this afternoon were in for a show when a man climbed pier 29's police say the man hit one person with a skateboard and kicked another one before running away to climb up the scaffolding. drivers on embarcadero were diverted to other police were able to get the suspect to climb down just after three and take him into custody. >> a fan seriously hurt -- when he fell from the upperdeck of the oakland coliseum. it happened just as last night's raiders game was getting starting. kron4's will tran has the story. >> the man fell from the upper deck to the lower concourse. according to the alameda county sheriff's departed he fell 30 ft. he fell from inside the coliseum to the outside. the oakland police are
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classifying this as accidental. there are reports that he could have been jumping or it this could have been porsche. according to the investigators this was simply an accident. in fact, when they've responded it was a medical response. they could have taken him anywhere but the show chose taken to highland hospital. they are equipped with a trauma unit. whether or not alcohol played a role? the investigators simply do not know at this particular point. they will run protests and hopefully he will pull through and have the final answer as to what will happen. they will run it-blood tests. >> coming up in my tech report some really cool technology being built into cars. sofa... desk...
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>> proposition 8, will be heard by the supreme court. passionate reaction on both sides of this issue. kevin says that it is wrong not to allow people rights but it is also ridiculous that the majority decision has to be reviewed because the losing a minority doesn't like it. why go out anymore? >> god created adam and eve, why go out anymore? >> god created adam and eve, not adam and steve parro. [ female announcer ] for those who love swe your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples. that's a given. you need safeway sugar for just $1.97. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another -- only $2.99 for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, "yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday."
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cliff concerns despite the today's jobs report as the unemployment numbers dropped. those stories and more coming up at 5:34 5:30
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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news with eight developing story. >>pam: a number of people killed at a traffic collision grant lodes has an update. >> this happened just south of brentwood in eastern contra costa county, three people have killed. three people have been killed, right along byron highway and clifton court bay look at this. this is why by iryron.. highway is closed.
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look at the damage to the front end of that saddam and. at byron highway.. barris no estimate on when this stretch will be opened but three people have died. we will continue to follow this developing story. >> the hospital had been supportive of this very difficult time. this was a first-class cars. grandma now at 5-30. this was a first-class nurse a -- >> the phone prank involving the duchess of cambridge has taken a very dark turn. a nurse is dead -- and two australian d-j's have been taken off the air. catherine heenan is here with the story. >>catherine: prince william and the duchess of cambridge say they're deeply saddened by what happened. the nurse at a london
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hospital who took a prank call from two australian disc jockeys has been found dead today. it's believed the woman committed suicide.and some are calling her a victim of that hoax. it happened less than a day after kate middleton left the london hospital where she had been treated for extreme morning sickness. the nurse who had answered the phone to two d-j's pretending to be queen elizabeth and prince charles hospital >> it is with deep sadness to confirm this tragic death of our nursing staff. >> that hoax call was heard around the world. the hosts of an australian radio show say they never expected the prank call would get anywhere. but it did... > > could i please speak with my neice.. did.
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jacintha saldanha transferred the call.a different nurse went on to give out confidential information on how the duchess was doing. people were divided on whether the prank was relatively harmless or crossing the line. but no one expected this. the hospital boss claims everyone was supportive of the nurses involved. a royal source says the palace never complained to the hospital. now the radio station's facebook page has been bombarded with angry comments. one saying "blood is on your hands." the d-j's have been taken off the air indefinitely. jacintha saldhanha was a wife and mother of two. a coroner will make the official finding on how she died. >> this is blowing up, the facebook and our facebook fan page. we are asking you what do you think should happen to the disc jockey? should they be fired, or criminal charges? details on
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that, coming up. >>catherine: the unrest continues in egypt.with thousands of people demanding that president mohammed morsi step down. there have been large public funerals for some of the protestors who have been killed. morsy is saying he's willing to talk to protestors - but he hasn't revoked his edict giving himself extensive powers. at least six people died when pro-government supporters clashed with those camped outside the palace. a lawyer for security software pioneer john mcafee says his client is doing better after suffering chest pain. mcafee is in guatamala - where his request for political asylum has been rejected. his lawyer says he suffered convulsions and was rushed to the hospital after his request was denied. he was taken into custody for allegedly entering the country illegally. mcafee doesn't want to return to belize - where he's wanted for questioning in the shooting death of a neighbor. >> the situation in syria may be reaching the boiling point. u-s officials are warning president bashar
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al-assad against using weapons of mass destruction. ed payne has the story. (gunshots ) >> as the fighting in syria rages on, secretary of defense leon panetta says the latest intelligence reports raise serious concerns that syrian president bashar al-assad may turn chemical weapons on his own citizens. panetta issued this warning to the syrian leader. >> the whole world is watching, the whole world is watching very closely and the president of the united states has made it very clear that there will be consequences, there will be consequences if the assad regime makes a terrible mistake by using these chemical weapons on their own people. >> diplomatic efforts to end the 21-month conflict in syria have failed. 42- thousand people have been killed so far, according opposition activists. with
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so much at stake, senator john mccain says it may be time to take action. >> if true kitties reports may mean that the -- these reports united states and our allies are facing the prospect of an imminent use of weapons of mass destruction in syria and this may be the last warning we get. the time for talking about what to do may now be coming to a close and we may instead be left with an awful and very difficult decision. >> angelina jolie traveled to a syrian refugee camp at the jordan-syria border thursday. the actress is a special envoy for the united nation's refugee agency. it was her second official mission to the region in three months. i'm ed payne reporting. >>catherine: syria is not the only thing the u-s is worried about right now. the fiscal cliff deadline is moving closer. and even though new job numbers today were promising.it's not clear whether they'll help in the talks to strike a deal.
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karin caifa has the latest. >> despite the gloomy prospect of the nation going over the fiscal cliff, the november jobs report delivered better-than- expected news. the labor department said the nation's unemployment rate fell to 7- point-7 percent last month, the lowest in almost four years. >> it's a steady report that shows we continue to see jobs coming back but we still have a long way to go. >> businesses added 146,000 new jobs. retailers, boosted by holiday hiring, accounted for about one- third of them. economists expected about 77,000 new jobs, given the toll of superstorm sandy and concerns about the fiscal cliff. tax increases and spending cuts are set to trigger after january first unless the white house and congressional republicans strike a compromise. house speaker john boehner said friday the president's current approach could hamper future job growth. >> because the risk the president wants us to take, increasing tax rates, will hit many small businesses
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that produce 60 - 70 percent of the new jobs in our country >> democrats argue that without tax increases on the the revenue necessary to combine with the savings and with the spending cuts to reduce the deficit, to create jobs, to grow the economy, to improve the lives of the american people. >> about twelve million americans remain out of work. economists forecast dire consequences without a washington, i'm karin caifa. >>catherine: this is the 71st anniversary of the date that will live in infamy. december 7th 19-41 was when the japanese attacked pearl harbor. this was a moment of silence as 2-thousand people gathered in hawaii to honor those killed in the surprise attack. ceremonies began at 7:55 a- m local time - the exact time the bombing began. the attack launched the u-s into world war two. coming up at six -- how the bay area marked the occasion.
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>>jacqueline: on the visibility and not that bad with reduced visibility novato. more on your forecast, fog and warmer temperatures, coming up. >> coming up hall of pillsbury doughboy and a high-definition camera can thelp you catch a thief in the next edition of people behaving badly. the next edition of people behaving badly. you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose.
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featured now at sizzler. tri tip sirloin with fried shrimp, malibu chicken, or grilled shrimp. starting at just $9.99. sizzler. >>pam: now for today's market update. stocks end the week higher for the most part. after the november jobs report showed job growth was better than what economists had anticipated. on wall street. the dow gained 81-points to close above 13-thousand. and finsih out the week with a one-percent gain overall. the nasdaq fell 11-points to end the week below 3- thousand. the s-and-p rose four-
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points. >>pam: be careful what you post on facebook. the head of netflix could be learning that the hard way. c-e-o reed hastings is now under investigation by the s-e-c, for posting online on july 5th that netflix viewers watch more than one billion hours of content a month. the posting was widely reported and netflix stock rose 13 percent that day. c says that information needed to be in a formal news release or official filing before being posted online. also, a-yelp negative ye lp... review..
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beware - posting a negative in court. a woman in virginia is being fifty thousand dollars for a negative review she posted about a contractor. the contractor claims he lost business because of her review. stole jewelry from her home. gabe slate tech report >> ford is building in the some amazing high-tech features into their affordable cars, crossovers, as movies, trucks. here is a look at the new technology being implemented into ford vehicles. the keys are a thing of the past, just a press of a button as long as the key fob is it within 1 ft.. and it even also allow you to cool it down, start it up and hands-free lifting for the tail gate. also, with the key which in your possession, this is great for your loading and
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unloading of the vehicles and activation. the same to shut it down. with large, touch screen into the front panel controlling the entertainment, gps, blue tooth, and a lot of other functionality. it is like a tabloid in your car with gps, directions on a large screen. better navigation than looking at your small phone. also as a camera display it automatically displays real time is video. when it is placed into reverse. a great way to avoid accidents, red, yellow, the green are winding up with the white portions of the parking spot. also, a parking assistant to take the threat of a parallel parking. just hit this button, and its uses ultrasonic sensors to locate the parking spot. once it is selected it will park itself is amazing the
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wheel will move on its own. and just slowly work the brake pedal. one of my favorite features are in fladeboe seat belts for back seat passengers. these inflatable is more safe reducing pressure on the chest for rear seat passengers. this advance will help reduce debt neck and head different models it with a different tack features. >>jacqueline: visibility, with the north bay and the inland valleys right know it is not a problem as a look at the golden gate bridge, like your current visibility is reduced slightly in novado. this will get worse as we had come overnight. temperatures are cool. daly city, 49 degrees we are in
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for a chilly night with areas of dense fog. clearing skies are expected with mild temperatures once again at will warm-up a little bit more into sunday. mid-60s. as we take a look at our temperatures outside tomorrow, plenty of 30's. 34 and santa rosa, 39 in vallejo, concord, livermore, and for the afternoon. comfortable. low 60s for the ssouth bay 60s in livermore, low 60s for the east bay shore. and the same for the north bay. a look at your extended forecast with areas of fog. mainly for the north bay, the delta and the inland valleys with sunny skies and mild temperatures. warming a little bit more. mild on tuesday with changes on wednesday as we get the
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rainfall approaching. showers to the bay area and will keep it cloudy, " for the rest of the workweek. www.snowbomb.com (male announcer): now, here's stanley roberts who found people behaving badly. >> you are looking at surveillance video of a bandit that has been hitting a home in livermore repeatedly the resident hopes you can help livermore police idenitfy this brazen in the middle of the night thief he would steal >> cigarette packs on the front yard some garden tools that were in thr front yard one time he went in the back and a bb gun was stolen sara believes this guy has struck more than a half a dozen times all since october which makes her home sweet home not so sweet >> basically this is exactly then the guy enters and we put it up on our tv screen trying to identify the guy >> sara didn't use some run of the mill high priced survillance camera to catch a thief >> we got a little sneaky and crafty and actually put it in a pillsbury cake mix box
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>> so what exaclty did she put in a pillsbury cake mix box >> >> i put up my gopro in the window and tried to catch this guy the next time he came >> yes a simple go pro camers not so hidden inside a box of chocolate cake mix box that has a recipe for hidden treasure cupcakes. but no instructions about putting a hidden go pro camera to catch a thief however no sooner than after they turned on the go pro camers stacked on two packs of newport cigerettes the bandit struck. before the crude camera ideal was created sara put up a motion sensor l ight.that didn't work. (cow bell) she put a cow bell on the gate so she could hear any movement and that didn't stop him so she is hoping that this video will. so take a look at this guy one more time and see if you know who he if you do contact livermore police >> i just want him to stop i don't want him here if ansy one can identify him maybe enve scare him talke to him i just don't want anybody
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watching my property it"s just scary. >> in livermore stanley roberts kron 4 news >>pam: if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, e-mail us at 'people behaving badly' at kron4.com. >> the best way to bring in the new year is with kron 4. hosted by catherine heenan and sports director, gary radnich the only local and light show in the bay area. live show -- with the best ever. the new year's live at 11:december 30, 1930 first on the kron 4. (music)
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>> these flood of commons on our facebook fan page. she says this could be a case of bullying i think the deejays should be prosecuted for false imprisonment and accessory to debt. and how could they have known that accessory to death... blaming them is absurd. the nurse chose to take for all alike. and check out our facebok fan page. the this comment saying that the nurse chose to take her own life. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ]
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>>pam: this oakland youth group luggage gets stolen. on the other side of the earth. and also a head on collision update near byron highway.
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>>jacqueline: this clear sky forecast right now but the fog expected tonight.
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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: we start off with continuing coverage. of a deadly crash.several people killed in a head- on traffic collision. grant lodes is standing by with more. grant? to >> pam, we have been covering this just south of brentwood. three people have died in eastern copper costa county. this is a closer look. you can see it is on clifton court road and byron highway which is closed right now from sky 7 abc high-definition video. this car and big rig collided. the front end and the left
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side has been mangled. the crews on the scene. no estimated time on one the c h p will be reopening. the last time we checked we are going to bite chp officer, we are joined by-a chp officer. --. >> it is still closed and as you said, grant we are still investigating. >> i know it is early and what could have led to this accident? >> for some unknown reason, the blue sedan lost control within the lane and crossed into incoming traffic and collided with the big rig. >> we know that three people have been killed. or all three people and that car?
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>> there were two fatalities. it was the driver, a 21 year-old and also an eight or nine year old boy in the back seat of the sedan. >> nobody in the passenger seat. the back, left side looks to be the most mangled. >> correct. >> thank you for your time. john franz.. the from the c h p. byron highway still closed with two fatalities reported. >> this is a very historic grant of up review. >> this could be the final chapter that started eight years ago in san francisco. >> every confidence, summertime will once again be on the right side of history. >>pam: today's decision by
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the supreme court to rule on same sex marriages being called a historic opportunity >> we have team coverage of this unprecedented case set to make history. j. r. stone is live in our newsroom. alecia reed up read is live in berkeley whit reaction. from--reaction from berkeley. first, dan kerman. >> for some, this is the position that they have been tweeting and some did not want to end up in the supreme court. but what we do know is that after nine years a final decision will just be six months away. >> the supreme court decision to review proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage means legal briefs will be filed and it will be heard early next year, possibly in the
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spring. it should issue its ruling likely by the end of the month of june. does the constitution permit the banning of same-sex marriage or doesn't it? it is equal protection, let protection for everyone? or is it not half?. >> the proposition 8 decision is significant. >> they see this as a historic moment of there are two cases that will allow them to allow for every question. >> i now pronounce you spouses for like york >> it now is on hold in this to the california. >> spouses-for life -- >> many people have been awaiting in and check our stone is having details and he spoke with former mayor,
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given newson. >> yes, sithis is going to the supreme court. >> when it comes to same-sex marriages supporters of the battling the courts say they're optimistic about the supreme court making the final decision. >> in my lifetime i did not think that the supreme court would have them in front of them, that the question the have today. it is an extraordinary day. >> if they were chosen not to look at the case of the ban would have been lifted. >> bittersweet because there was hope, expectation that there would not take the case. as a consequence, the coming to there would be same-sex weddings and california. >> on the other side, opponents are hopeful that the courts will side with them. >> finally, we will have a shot and a fair hearing in front of the court and ultimately we could prevail. they have
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toys, been able to vote on this and they have -- twice been able to vote on this. --. >> they honestly believe that times are not changing and same sex in california, had the backing and 2008. before it was voted down. and only time will tell. j. r. stone, kron 4 news. >>pam: live in berkeley, where alecia reed read is getting reaction from the high court. felicia? >> proposition 8 has been the hot topic. >>pam: alecia reed? >> now that they are reviewing their equality they are hoping that is welthis will allow them to marry whoever they want. >> when this was passed in san francisco, a few months later it was told that their union was no longer legal
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they were devastated. >> marriage is a fundamental right. it is the one decision you make as an adult on who you associate with, create family wet them a proposition 8 was passed in 2008. it was unconstitutional and discriminatory they felt that they should file a suit. not that the supreme court is reviewing there is hope. >> it is possible that they would not uphold the decision for us in this case it is a possibility of for the we cannot hope that will happen. >> the next hearing will be in the month of march in a prepared to fight. >> we will go in and were y th we have a constitution and we have the constitutional right and protected under the 14th amendment that we should be protected equally under the law. >> after that hearing, there could be a ruling in the month of june. they're hoping with that news the will be able to get married
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sometime next year. in berkeley, kron >>pam: new unemployment numbers out today. show an improvement. the u-s economy added more than analysts expected. the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent from 7.9 percent. but mainly because more people gave up looking for work. waldman found certain sectors in the bay area are showing promise
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>> on a new job report
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unemployment. last month, 146-thousand right now the unemploymentdo note that does not development department. >> some growth is recovery had, some is net job growth breaking it down by area.and start in the east bay. happening in retail,the biggest category for job gains are in professional and business services,>> we had seen tech growth,but numbers were down for government and finacial and
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>>pam: a stranded at oakland oak youth group a oakland christian youth group is now depending on the charity of others after their were burglarized and left with nothing on the other side of the nation! thieves broke into a van and the group while they were visiting florida the group of about two dozen teens and young adults stopped to eat a restaurant yesterday afternoon after arriving in fort lauderdale for a weekend youth conference. members say thousand-dollars in cash, most of their luggage and i- ds. the group had planned to be their return plane tickets before the trip. >>jacqueline: on your complete forecast, coming up. >>pam: the rain has stopped but problems persist with stormin the santa cruz mountains. vine hill road is open again now to one lane of traffic, the slide that washed out the road in scotts valley is the latest on a long list of road repair projects that gets longer with each new storm. there is damage to at least 26 different roads from the summit to soquel, some of them dating back almost two years. the county's request for both state and federal disaster aid following the march 2011 storm were denied. >> we are still dealing with the storm event for march 2011 rather $20 million for the damage. we are working
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with the federal agency to prepare $5 million but were still at $50 million on the local roads that still need to be prepared--15 million on the local level we're trying to get from insurance money. it is a long road with limited resources from a small county but we're still working on in it. >> the county's request for state & federal were denied. one possible solution to the on-going problem would be to ask voters to consider a bond measure to increase the local sales tax to fund road repairs. >>pam: living in san francisco can break your budget and now theres new numbers showing the astronomical costs of living in the city! then. we take a look at how the fiscal cliff will directly affect our state if an agreement isn't reached. the biggest thing on the chopping block. hundreds of thousands of jobs! plus. it's 71 years to the day japan launched a deadlywe honor the veterans who lost
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their lives in that attack.
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break your budget and now dollars in gross state product. it would also mean the loss of 225-thousand jobs. and about 400,000 unemployed californians would stop getting checks at the end of the year. return "when it comes to the fiscal cliff that is threatening our economy and threatening jobs the white house has for the president if he's with a
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counter offer." >> congressional republicans days and counting to work will take effect. r today marks the 71st anniversary of japan's deadly attack on pearl a 21 gun salute. 7th, 1941. >>jacqueline: on 60s to cupertino, also 60s for the inland valleys. 60s in livermore, concord, and a low 60s for the east bayshore. along the coast, 60s in ocean beach. 60s for the north bay and with a look at your extended forecast areas of fog in the north bay. and for the valleys as we go towards the sunday less fog with a chilly morning we will keep it pretty mild. and things will cool down
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and the possibility of rainfall returning to the forecast. right now, there's a 30 percent chance to will keep you posted on the shower activity as we get closer. >> today is the 71st anniversary of the deadly attack on pearl harbor. you will hear from one veteran that has survived. it's not just hand hel
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>> its been since 1940. >> i saw the first torpedo drop. i was not worried. there's only 40 ft. of water in that harbour and i knew that torpedo it was going to
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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> across the nation the supreme court will review proposition 8 and the marriage act. this is expected to start early next year and a ruling before the end of june, 2013. same-sex marriage remains on hold in the state of california. dan kerman, kron 4. >> continuing over coverage on a same-sex marriage going to the supreme court area politicians reacted. >> in my lifetime i would not expect the supreme court would have the decision in front of them today which is extraordinary. >> am i nervous? >> yes whenever wants to be
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waiting for the supreme court to be winning by an optimistic. >> j. r. stone, kron 4 news. >> in berkeley, this same- sex couple could be able to get married. the supreme court is reviewing proposition 8. in march, they will go to a hearing to further prove that they should be able to marry whoever they choose. coming up at 8:00 p.m., their story. in berkeley, alecia reed, kron 4. >> the national unemployment for each went down to 7.7%. the also wensakharov job growth. private schools, health care, and in the south bay, retail, hospitality. in the west bay, san francisco, marin county, professional and business sectors also saw a job growth. san francisco, justin waldman, kron 4. >> in the santa cruz
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mountains, the road closures continues to grow because of storm damage. mudslide on vine hill road if with some of these even two years tweeting. >> it is in conflict, and a dangerous! with two years -- tweeting. and if is inconveniend it is-two years waiting. santa cruz, dan kerman, kron 4. >> the technology in these cars is amazing usually all high and luxurie high-end luxury sedans it over 60,000 but that is all changing with ford. the affordable, cross over, as you please. you do not have to be rich with even suvs offering these amenities. coming up
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in my tech report. (male announcer): now, here's stanley roberts who found people behaving badly. i >> this is not easy. this man made bridge over kaira creek. coyote creek... i do not like this but it is what it is this is a primitive design that allows the homeless to go back and forth. i do not worry about me, but the camera i am worried about. >> there are 8 mi. of homeless encampments along coyote creek in the san jose. these are all along this creek that has a delicate ecosystem. it is in grave danger. this looks ok but this is what is floating in it. that shopping cart there are dozens. they are
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often used to catch salmon. some have been destroyed by flood waters but others are still intact. this was built on stilts. while it looks like any campsite i had a chat with a resident. this is steve. >> i was worked in the tribune, the internet has taken over the advertising. >> i asked him about all of this trash. >> this is trash from other people but of left temporarily end of left. >> he tries to keep this area clean but also revealed something else >> 10 years? >> yes, it's different jails. and in the state of mississippi. >> in 1978 he had to register as a sex offender. >> the girl was under the influence of pcp. and what
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he told me next was too graphic and so things got out of hand and he is still on parole. there could be hundreds of parolees on his eight star mile stretch. with hundreds of tons of garbage. this eight-mile stretch unless there is a big change on how we do with the homeless that we do with a statewide in a more delicate ecosystem will suffer the most. in the san jose, kron 4. >>jacqueline: the dry weather but the fog with the visibility not that bad. temperatures are still to warm. and we are in the 50s right now for the most part. 40's in half moon bay and novado. for. he's for that fog with areas of dense fog overnight. and it will be chilly with 30's and '40's. tomorrow, sunny skies and mild with the much of the
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same tomorrow. 34 in napa, santa rosa, 35 degrees in fairfield, livermore with the low 40's for the east bayshore. warming up into the 60s for the afternoon for most locations. 60s in livermore. and 60s in the san francisco a look at your extended forecast. warmer conditions sunday and early next week but a chance of showers returning. >> a young boy and a young woman after a collision with a sedan and a big rig area of eastern contra costa county. this happened on byron highway and clifton court road and byron is still closed... this is
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from abc's seven high- definition. as traffic was backing up the 21 year-old female driver lost control had crossed >>pam: the prank call surrounding the hospital where the duchess of cambridge was staying at has resulted in a death the nurse who originally took the call, jacintha saldanha, committed suicide. radio station, pretending to be queen elizabeth and prince charles, tricked her into putting them through to catherine's ward. a royal spokesman says the royal family are deeply saddened to learn of
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saldanha's death. the company says, out of respec the two radio hosts will not return to their show until further notice. >> airplane load on your tech devices could be a think of the fast the pasi think of the past, a thing of the past when we come back they are reviewing their policy details coming up. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy
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>> the faa is going to review its policy of electronics on airplanes. it requires is to turn off all electronic devices during takeoff and landing even though there has been no proof that those devices interfere. this comes from the request of the chairman of the federal communications commission. the urging the faa to allow electronic use among airplanes and allowing users
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from takeoff to a touchdown. >> the favorite way to ring in the new year is always on kron 4. spectacular fireworks will be on kron 4 is new year's show. catherine heenan and sports director, gary rat pack.it is on liv gary radnich -- speaking of sports, once again the raiders try to regroup after their sixth straight loss. and the key free agent has a new team be with e-mail with his lovely wife, alicia...
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>> good evening, it was ugly of the oakland coliseum in. dennis alen. had to come back and face the denver
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broncos after dealing with his father's death. this fumble, led with a no-shot >> this is not an overnight process it is going to take some time so the owner with it we can move forward is to continue with these young guys. >> derrik mcfadden that will be the biggest story. do you just wait and think that is injuries are behind him? or to try to treat him. every year, leaves them hanging. he seemed to agree to insure hi re-entwi 15 yds but
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his injury. perhaps the he is injury prone. >> daring, today seemed like he was going to be okay he was walking okay. turn mcfadden was walking okay. i hope that it is not going to be an injury that keeps him out. >> i will say this in a nice way that his injury prone but you watch, that darren mcfadden could be its final days. organizers have earned a reputation as an nfl's toughest team. golden, this gets three7000 75,000 to-ho did they g these numbers he was fined by $75,000. the penalty helped the rams get into field-goal range and
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the 53 yeayard sent it to overtime. >> what i like about of christmas bonuses is it whole numbers, $6, $7, $8 here at kron [laughter] >> the oakland a's. this december 5th line and drive, he is sustained a brain contusion in the skull fracture with a two-hour surgery. although he did not play the rest of the season he was nominated for the clementi award. good for him, and am sure that they wish him well with a two- year, $50.5 million contract with the arizona diamondbacks.
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>> the warriors are going to go to in a row on the road. a nice start for the golden state warriors. >> joe johnson had this with stef curry and a pipeline.. this looks like 107-102. >> and how much time? >> 347 seconds. >> 30-seconds. >> what is that like an 11 in. monitor? >> as i mentioned, the $8 christmas bonus. -107-102 is the score with 30 seconds. >> it is amazing that i can even see the store. if you
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perhaps he is a television personality and just showing off for a little bit. to elizabeth, that did not sit well. >> and to a lot of people- did not sit well. >> with jim harbaugh, his stubborn with colin kaepernick? >> i think so, that he is a bit stubborn. i think that alex smith has a group of people that he is getting it the short change. and i would say that he'd better win a tomorrow, so yes, i let the best. and we will see what happens in miami. >> but is your problem with the new s coach new sonny dykes?? >> i guess that it is a name that i do not know if he was going to be the ga the guy --.
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>> and if i would just say that nobody knew anything about it but nothing against the senate, good luck. >> and i hope that you know that they must get rid of penicillin. >> i would say it -- they would have to get rid of dennis-ellen? >> i would say that he will remain. in the general manager will also remain. at least you will have two years. >> and alford said i enjoyed you and your wife in you are really, really, really better looking in person. >> i would rather really, really be preferable tolerable on television with a eel thank you tolerable on television with a eel[ male announcer ] steak and lobster is on the menu at sizzler. a fresh-cut tri tip sirloin served with a succulent lobster tail.
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